Demo Reel BreakDown

Shot 1 - 2:
Shots from Disney's Santa paws II: The Santa Pups
Responsible for keyframing all character animation.

Shots 3 - 4:
Shots from Microsoft's Forza Horizon Responsible for manipulating all body and facial mocap and keyframing non mocap elements.

Shots 5:
Personal Animation piece and entry for the 11 second club. This shot scored 16th out of 161 entries.

Shots 6 - 7:
Shots from Activision's Prototype 2.
Responsible for manipulating all body and facial mocap and keyframing non mocap elements.

Shots 8 - 10:
Shots from Deus Ex Human Revolution. Responsible for manipulating all body and facial mocap and keyframing non mocap elements.

Shots 11 - 12:
Shots from Jibber Jabber.
Responsible for keyframing all character, prop, and camera animation.

Shot 13:
Shots from Dragons II.
Responsible for keyframing all character and prop animation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Animation Background

May 2004 - Present:
Character animator at Nitrogen Studios, working on AOL Supper Buddy Icons.

January 2004 - July 2004:
Character animator at Bardel Entertainment, working on Dragons.

January 2004 - February 2004:
Previs animator at Stargate Digital, working on such shows as: 5 Days to midnight, American Meltdown, and Jake 2.0.

June 2003 - August 2003:
Previs animator at Image Engine Design working on I, Robot and Scooby-Doo 2.

July 2003:
Ai CDIS Leadership Award
Criteria: Awarded to a masters graduate student who throughout the school year demonstrated commitment above and beyond the call of duty, leadership amongst their peers, participation in extracurricular school activities and events, involvement as a student program assistant and respect for staff and instructors.

July 2002 - Present:
Writing, designing, animating and developing characters along side a group of friends, who have recently become Hot Dog Day Entertainment Inc, for a cg television cartoon pilot episode of "Jaqueline's Steamclock".

July 2002 - Feb 2003:
Digital animation masters program at Ai CDIS Burnaby BC, Canada.

Oct 2001 - June 2002:
Character animation program at Ai CDIS Burnaby BC, Canada.

Aug 2000 - Jan 2001:
traditional animation instruction in Kelowna BC, Canada

Grade 12:
full year course on 3d studio max


Skills

    Proficient in:
  •  Maya 4+
  • XSI 1.5+
  • Adobe Photoshop,
  • Adobe Image Ready
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects
    Familiar with:
  • 3D Studio Max
  • Lightwave
  • Shake
  • Combustion
  • Maya Live

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Clip from "Jaqueline's Steamclock"

Date: April 2003

Media Used: Maya 4.5

Duration: 00:00:10

Description:
A clip from the "future" animated television show
"Jaqueline's Steamclock". This shot shows Jaqueline's acrobatic and clumsy side. All material shown is property of Hot Dog Day Entertainment inc. and only character, camera, and set animation was done by me.

Download:


sclock.avi
format: .avi divx5.05
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 2.12mb

sclock.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 4.83mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Clip from "Jaqueline's Steamclock"

Date: April 2003

Media Used: Maya 4.5

Duration: 00:00:10

Description:
A clip from the "future" animated television show
"Jaqueline's Steamclock". This shot shows Jaqueline and her companion "the bullet" a mechanized beaver falling from a garbage chute onto a conveyor belt. All material shown is property of Hot Dog Day Entertainment inc. and only character, camera, and set animation was done by me.

Download:


conveyor.avi
format: .avi divx5.05
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 2.10mb

conveyor.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 3.95mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Clip from "Jaqueline's Steamclock"

Date: March 2003

Media Used: Maya 4.5

Duration: 00:00:09

Description:
A clip from the "future" animated television show
"Jaqueline's Steamclock". This shot shows The Bullet discovering that there has been a periscope watching him, yet he has no idea what it is. All material shown is property of Hot Dog Day Entertainment inc. and only character, camera, and set animation was done by me.

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peephole.avi
format: .avi divx5.05
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 0.66mb

peephole.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 2.05mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Clip from "Jaqueline's Steamclock"

Date: March 2003

Media Used: Maya 4.5

Duration: 00:00:20

Description:
A clip from the "future" animated television show
"Jaqueline's Steamclock". In this shot The Bullet and Jaqueline are escaping from enemies and discover a huge gallery type room. All material shown is property of Hot Dog Day Entertainment inc. and only character, camera, and set animation was done by me.

Download:


mar.avi
format: .avi divx5.05
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 30 fps
File Size: 2.40mb

mar.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 7.53mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Mervin's Mishap

Date: Jan 2003

Media Used:
Maya 4, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects

Duration: 00:02:00

Description:
Mervin's Mishap is a short film depicting the comical mishaps of an elderly man. In this film you learn that drinking and driving don't mix nor do pills and an empty stomach.

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mm_web.avi
format: .avi divx5.02
Dimensions: 400 x 270
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 13.97mb

mm_web.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 14.55mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Life and Death of an Anchovy

Date: June 2002

Media Used:
Maya 4, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects

Duration: 00:00:30

Description:
A comical short based on the life and death of an anchovy, also my very first 3D animation.

Download:


anchovie_web.avi
format: .avi Divx 5.02
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 3.05mb

anchovie_web.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 6.05mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Keg Kid

Date: April 2002

Media Used: Pencil, Paper, AXA 2D

Duration: 00:00:15

Description:
Pencil test of a weight and force exercise, fat kid tries to steal the keg but it is too heavy

Download:


pull_web.avi
format: .avi divx5.02
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 1.27mb

pull_web.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 1.86mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: The Great Sack Escape

Date: Jan 2002

Media Used: Pencil, Paper, AXA 2D

Duration: 00:00:09

Description:
Pencil test of a flour sack exercise. The sack gets caught by the baker while trying to escape but wins the confrontation by throwing flour in the bakers eyes.

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sack_web.avi
format: .avi divx5.02
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 1.28mb

sack_web.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 5.45mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Ninja run and jump

Date: Jan 2001

Media Used: Pencil, Paper, AXA 2D

Duration: 00:00:11

Description:
Pencil test of a run and jump exercise. A sneaky ninja works his way through the forest.

Download:


ninja_web.avi
format: .avi divx5.02
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 0.44mb

ninja_web.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 1.04mb


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Put the Star on

Date: 0ct 2000

Media Used: Pencil, Paper, AXA 2D

Duration: 00:00:09

Description:
Pencil test of a stick man walking and climbing a wobbly step ladder to put the star on the Christmas tree

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tree_web.avi
format: .avi divx5.02
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 0.26mb

tree_web.mov
format: .mov Sorensen 3 for Quick time
Dimensions: 320 x 240
Frame Rate: 15 fps
File Size: 0.83mb